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Getting Married in the Caribbean

 A Caribbean destination wedding is the perfect choice for couples looking to have an extra wow-factor for their big day. Caribbean islands are known for their breathtaking natural beauty and offer a romantic setting and exotic backdrop for a quintessential beach celebration. From pristine white-sand beaches and turquoise waters to lush tropical gardens and charming historic chapels, you'll have a range of locations to choose from to match your vision.

Top Highlights

  • Tropical Climate
  • Picturesque Beaches
  • Breathtaking Sunsets
  • Vibrant Marine Life
  • Relaxation and Tranquility
  • Bright Turquoise Water

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Where to Have Your Caribbean Destination Wedding

Top Caribbean Destination Wedding Resorts

Caribbean Marriage Requirements

Caribbean Marriage Requirements

Caribbean marriage requirements vary from island to island. In order to get legally married in the Caribbean, you'll have to research the specific regulations of each country (which our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists can help with!). Generally speaking, most Caribbean countries require each party to be 18 years or older and provide valid passports or birth certificates as proof of identity. Some Caribbean countries may have residency requirements before saying "I do." 

Real Weddings in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is filled with charming and vibrant islands that make up the most quintessential beach wedding settings. Get inspired by some of our real couples who have exchanged vows across various Caribbean Islands. 

Getting Married in the Caribbean: FAQs

What is the average cost of a wedding in the Caribbean?
The average cost of a destination wedding in the Caribbean is currently $5,860. This is based on our couples’ accommodations, wedding package, and estimated airfare. It’s important to note the cost can vary greatly depending on where you’re flying from, which island you choose to get married on, the time of year, the guest count, plus the luxury level of your venue and wedding package. Our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists can help you create a personalized quote so you can get an idea of what you would ultimately spend on your celebration.
How much do Caribbean wedding packages cost?
A Caribbean wedding package can cost anywhere from $0 to $20,000 or more depending on a variety of factors. Many all-inclusive resorts will offer a complimentary package if the couple books a certain number of rooms/nights in a qualifying room category. On the other hand, lavish Caribbean wedding packages with upgraded amenities and decor can range between $5,000 to $20,000+. Different islands and resort venues will offer different price tags, so it’s important to discuss your budget with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist who can help you navigate through the selection process.
What is the best time of year to have a Caribbean destination wedding?
The most popular month to have a destination wedding in the Caribbean is May, followed by November. Peak season, which has the best weather but also higher prices and larger crowds, runs from mid-December to mid-April. Low season, where you can expect a bit of rain, is from June to November, but comes with a more private experience and an affordable price tag. It’s ultimately up to you as to when you want to get married in the Caribbean. We recommend discussing the pros and cons with your loved ones to help make your final decision.
How far in advance should I plan my Caribbean destination wedding?
Most couples like to start planning their Caribbean destination wedding 12-18 months in advance. Booking your travel arrangements early often comes with savings benefits, and your guests will appreciate having ample time to arrange their schedules and budget accordingly for the trip.

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